Kent State University Students

To prepare for your NYC Studio experience and financing your semester in New York, please review the scholarship information and financial aid checklists below.


Five NYC Studio scholarships are awarded per year and they are intended to offset a portion of the NYC Studio program fee.

Applicants must meet the program eligibility requirements, have excellent academic standing, show strong financial need, and submit a scholarship application by the appropriate deadline.

Scholarship Application Deadline: NYC Studio scholarship applications are due by February 15, 2015.

2015-16 FAFSA Required for Scholarship Application:

  • Turn in ASAP after January 1, 2015

  • Students MUST print out a copy of their FAFSA with EFC results and submit it with the scholarship application.


There are a number of scholarships available to NYC Studio students through the Fashion School. For eligibility and further details please visit the Scholarships section of the Fashion School’s website.

Please note that all Fashion School scholarship applications are due by January 23, 2015.

  • Donna Hayes Endowed Fashion Design Scholarship

  • Drs. Geneva M. and O. Rex Damron Scholarship Endowment for Fashion Design

  • Elizabeth A. Rhodes Scholarship in Fashion

  • Judith and Christopher Everett Endowed Scholarship for Fashion Merchandising

  • Karen and Kenneth Conley Endowed Fashion Award for International Study or Internship for Fashion Design

  • Karen and Kenneth Conley Endowed Fashion Award for International Study or Internship for Fashion Merchandising

  • Margaret and Thomas Catalano Endowed Scholarship

  • Martha Phillips & Lynn Phillips Manulis Endowed Scholarship

  • NYC Studio Scholarship

  • Robert J. and Lizabeth Gunton Endowed Scholarship


The information below is intended to help you prepare for your study-away experience in New York City. If you would like a hard copy of this information, please feel free to download and print the Fall/Spring Financial Aid Checklist or the Summer Financial Aid Checklist.

If you have any questions, Laura Gaugler, Financial Aid Counselor, is the NYC Studio contact in the Student Financial Aid Office. She can be reached via e-mail,, or by phone at (330) 672-0518.